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Inside Iran’s digital revolution

With improved technological capacity and booming social media through Instagram and Telegram, Iran is in the midst of a digital revolution.  

Damian Radcliffe | October 02, 2017

How the Middle East uses social media: 5 key trends

Six years after the Arab Spring, the Middle East's social media and internet usage has changed drastically. These trends can help anyone working in the region better identify their audience.

Damian Radcliffe | May 18, 2017

How journalists can make their time on social media more productive

A nuanced approach to social media — based on experimentation and analysis — can help social media editors drive more traffic and engagement on their websites.

Irshad Daftari | December 20, 2016

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015

How New York Magazine took Instagram to the next level with its 'audiogram' experiment

We talked with the magazine's Engagement Editor Lainna Fader about the experiment's conception, process and results. 

Dena Levitz | August 17, 2015

How five news organizations are experimenting with Instagram

As the community of Instagram users continues to grow, sharing upwards of 55 million photos per day, many publications are embracing the photo-social platform’s value. Here are five notable projects. 

Dena Levitz | August 17, 2015

Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in June

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these opportunities with June deadlines.

IJNet | June 01, 2015

Reporters Without Borders combats online censorship

Reporters Without Borders manages to unblock access to nine news sites, ways newsrooms can use Instagram and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | March 13, 2015

Government requests for Twitter users' information increase worldwide

Twitter's transparency report reveals an uptick in government requests for user data, apps to freshen up your Instagram feed and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 13, 2015

Visualize news stories with these top tips

Five tips for telling a great visual story, Instagram wants a larger — and experienced — editorial staff and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | February 06, 2015

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